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  • Translucent Building Skinsby Scott Murray

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    Exploring the design of innovative building enclosure systems (or skins) in contemporary architecture and their precedents in earlier twentieth century modern architecture, this book examines the tectonics, the history and the influence of translucency as a defining characteristic in architecture. Highly illustrated throughout with drawings and full... more...

  • Interior Design for Autism from Birth to Early Childhoodby A. J. Paron-Wildes

    Wiley 2013; US$ 14.99 US$ 12.99

    Interior Design for Austism from Birth to Early Childhood gives designers who are creating spaces for individuals with Autism, the exact information they need to create optimal spaces that can have a positive impact on special learning and sensory needs.  This book also shows how to implement specific design strategies that can be employed... more...

  • Interior Design for Autism from Childhood to Adolescenceby A. J. Paron-Wildes

    Wiley 2013; US$ 14.99 US$ 12.99

    When designing spaces for individuals with Autism, there are specific design strategies that can be employed to create optimal spaces that can have a positive impact on special learning and sensory needs. Interior Design for Autism from Childhood to Adolescence gives designers the exact information they need to implement these design strategies... more...

  • Interior Design for Autism from Adulthood to Geriatricsby A. J. Paron-Wildes

    Wiley 2013; US$ 14.99 US$ 12.99

    When designing spaces for individuals with Autism, there are specific design strategies that can be employed to create optimal spaces that can have a positive impact on special learning and sensory needs.  Interior Design for Austism from Adulthood to Geriatrics gives designers the exact information they need to implement these design strategies... more...

  • Fassadenby Ulrich Knaack; Tillmann Klein; Marcel Bilow; Thomas Auer

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 49.00

    Façades determine the appearance of a building. Hence, they constitute a major element in architecture. At the same time, the building’s envelope has important functions to fulfil, such as lighting, weatherproofing, thermal insulation, load transfer and sound insulation. Over the past 15 years, façades have become increasingly complex... more...

  • Architectural Tiles: Conservation and Restorationby Lesley Durbin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    Providing hands on advice for the conservator, Architectural Tiles: Conservation and Restoration is a unique and valuable guide. Topics covered offer practical guidance on conservation and restoration techniques including the problems of manufacture, cleaning, replacement or repair and mortars. Techniques are illustrated by comprehensive case studies,... more...

  • Ornamentby Antoine Picon

    Wiley 2014; US$ 45.00 US$ 39.00

    Once condemned by Modernism and compared to a ‘crime’ by Adolf Loos, ornament has made a spectacular return in contemporary architecture. This is typified by the works of well-known architects such as Herzog & de Meuron, Sauerbruch Hutton, Farshid Moussavi Architecture and OMA. There is no doubt that these new ornamental tendencies... more...

  • Ceramic Material Systemsby Martin Bechthold; Anthony Kane; Nathan King

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 98.00

    Far beyond its long-standing decorative and protective use, architectural ceramics has matured into a material system of great potential. Triggered by material research, design computation and digital fabrication methods, the innovations in ceramic technology are enabling expanded applications for ceramics as a multi-functional, performative... more...

  • Patterns of Stylistic Changes in Islamic Architectureby Michael Meinecke

    NYU Press 1996; US$ 85.00

    Drawing upon a lifetime's knowledge, Patterns of Stylistic Change in Islamic Architecture presents Michael Meinecke's unique view of the evolution and development of Islamic architecture. Departing from conventional method which groups buildings and monuments according to dynasties and defines national characteristics based on the ethnic origins... more...

  • Jews and the Renaissance of Synagogue Architecture, 1450–1730by Barry L. Stiefel

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Before the mid-fifteenth century, the Christian and Islamic governments of Europe had restricted the architecture and design of synagogues and often prevented Jews from becoming architects. Stiefel presents a study of the material culture and religious architecture that this era produced. more...